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If You Are a Vegan or Vegetarian, Are Your Bones Weaker?

People who stick to a vegan or vegetarian diet appear more likely to suffer a broken hip over the next decade. Dairy can reduce the risk.

Terry Graedon - August 29, 2019

How Well Does Vitamin D Help Fight Osteoporosis?

Joe Graedon - April 11, 2019

FDA Approves Evenity to Build Bone Against Osteoporosis

Terry Graedon - March 14, 2019

Are Dog-Walkers at Risk for Broken Bones?

Terry Graedon - January 10, 2019

Are Older People More Likely to Fall on Antidepressants?

Terry Graedon - January 3, 2019

Will Long Term Exercise Help You Avoid a Fall?

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Terry Graedon - October 8, 2018

Will You Get Osteoporosis If You Take Omeprazole?

People who take omeprazole or a similar PPI for acid reflux are susceptible to a range of side effects, including weakened bones.

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Joe Graedon - October 4, 2018

An Old Drug (Zoledronate) Offers New Hope Against Osteoporosis

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has orthopedists excited. Zoledronate (Reclast) reduced fractures in older women!